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World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...

Uncertainty of the trade war is slowing global growth, says former Fed

Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the ...

The S&P 500 is officially in an earnings recession

The S&P 500 is officially in an earnings recession for the first time in three years, and the trend is ...

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...

$1.6 trillion in bonds issued in emerging East Asia in 2nd quarter

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market expanded steadily in the second quarter of 2019 despite downside ...

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing

Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Ohio car glass factory featured in the documentary film American Factory, said the ...

The S&P 500 should be 13% lower because a recession is coming

Investors are keeping a wary eye on oil after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia crude facilities triggered the largest one-day ...

This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...

Vegetarian diets can't save Earth, but eating less meat might

Grilled-cheese guilt ranks up there with red-meat regret. That's according to findings from scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Zuckerberg meets Trump, senators; nixes breaking up Facebook

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission ...

Latinos May Determine Next US Presidential Election Outcome

Henry Hernandez contributed to this report.READING, PENNSYLVANIA - Cafe owner Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz, the only Latino on the six-member city council ...

Trump Administration Blocks 'Urgent' Whistleblower Disclosure

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress over access to a whistleblower's complaint about reported ...

Music Starts for Earthlings Around Area 51 Events in Nevada

HIKO, NEVADA - Sound checks echoed from a distant main stage while Daniel Martinez whirled and danced at dusty makeshift ...

Pak-fringe groups crowdfunding agitators against 'Howdy Modi' event

Houston [USA], Sept 20 (ANI): As the stage is set for 'Howdy Modi' event at Houston's sprawling NRG stadium where ...

Don't bet on the UN to fix climate change - it's failed for 30 years

We're constantly encouraged to think of the next big climate summit, conference or protest as the most important one, the ...

US congratulates Nepal on 4th Constitution Day

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 20 (ANI): US State Secretary Mike Pompeo on Friday extended best wishes to Nepal for commemorating ...

Some Shall Pass: Russia's Bizarre Border Blip With Estonia

I'm standing next to a Russian territorial marker, studying its gleaming, two-headed eagle when Viktor Kullasaar, the Estonian border guard ...

Worst-ever famine threatens Zimbabwe as economy collapses

The worst drought in almost four decades, cyclone-induced floods and an economic collapse have left Zimbabwe on the verge of ...

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SEC shuts down fraud which sucked in $125 million from investors

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action to obtain a temporary restraining ...

Fire that killed 3 girls 32 years ago being investigated as a homicide

CO KILDARE, Ireland - On the 32nd anniversary of a fire that destroyed a home on Kilcock, Co Kildare, and ...

World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...

Saudis claim sources close to Iranian regime responsible for attacks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The government of Saudi Arabia says the attacks on its Saudi Aramco oil infrastructure on Saturday ...

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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